Skip to comments.Southern country band cancelled from second summer fair over use of the Confederate flag [tr]
Posted on 07/26/2019 4:28:56 AM PDT by C19fan
The Southern country-rock group Confederate Railroad has lost a second summer fair gig after objections over the use of the Confederate flag in its logo. The band's upcoming performance at Ulster County Fair in New York on August 1 was confirmed cancelled by spokesman Pat Ryan on Thursday. This was the second in a month after Illinois Governor JB Pritzker removed them from the Du Quoin State Fair line-up over the band's logo, which features a steam locomotive flying Confederate flags. Ryan said in a statement: 'The Ulster County Fair must be an event that everyone can enjoy while representing the values of all members of our community.
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Shirley said the band's name was inspired by a steam locomotive called the General, which was commandeered in Georgia by a Union raiding party during the Civil War.
So the band is named after the locomotive stolen by a Union raiding party. The irony it burns.
Communist democrats worried about ‘values’. ROTFL.
It would be interesting to see the results of historic checking of the board members. You know, who has worn blackface, or uttered racist comments. They protest a little too much.
Just replace it with the rainbow fag flag. Im sure thats completely acceptable. Ever heard of the Dixie chicks?
They would probably not find the ISIS flag objectionable either.
Good news, they are still schedule to play at “Cooter’s Good Ol’ Boys Fest” in Virginia next month, as per the Dukes of Hazzard FB page.
Free concerts for whoever opposes these governors in the next election. (Covered on Fox News)
“Forget it, Jake, it’s New York state.”
“The band’s upcoming performance at Ulster County Fair in New York...”
Well that was your first mistake.
Maybe temporarily rename yourself the “Marxist Railroad”, and use the old E. German flag for a day?
‘The Ulster County Fair must be an event that everyone can enjoy’
I wouldn’t say everyone. I wonder if there are any foul mouthed, profane rap groups performing at either of these fairs. I wouldn’t enjoy them. If it’s a concert don’t you have a choice as to whether you attend?
The band was “shocked” they were cancelled from a show in Illinois. Come on, guys. Really? Shocked???
What would Skynyrd do?
They’d throw a free concert on the parking lot.
“Good news, they are still schedule to play at Cooters Good Ol Boys Fest in Virginia next month, as per the Dukes of Hazzard FB page.”
I’m not taking the time to fact-check you on that, but lordy, that has a sweet ring of truth to it. Kinda makes me want to go (whether fact or fiction).
So no rappers then?
What would Lynyrd Skynyrd be playing today ?
How would THEY respond to the toppling of the Lee statues, f'rinstance.
I think we all know the answer.
see my #16 ... I didn’t read it before I posted.
SHEESH ... need more coffee
And change their name to “Hershey Highway”.
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